Cisco SD-WAN vManage Software Privilege Escalation (cisco-sa-vmanage-escalation-Jhqs5Skf)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142494


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version, Cisco SD-WAN vManage is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper validation of path input to the system file transfer functions. An authenticated, local attacker can exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files, allowing the attacker to modify the system in such a way that could allow the attacker to gain escalated privileges.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvv21757

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142494

File Name: cisco-sa-vmanage-escalation-Jhqs5Skf.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/11/06

Updated: 2020/11/09

Dependencies: 141084

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26074

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:sd-wan_vmanage

Required KB Items: Cisco/Viptela/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26074


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-vmanage-escalation-Jhqs5Skf

IAVA: 2020-A-0509

CWE: 250